Maureen Lipman returns to Coronation Street set for first time since death of husband Guido Castro
Coronation Street’s Maureen Lipman, 74, returns to filming for the first time since revealing her accomplice Guido Castro’s death after testing constructive for Covid
Maureen Lipman returned to work on the Coronation Street set on Thursday for the first time since the death of her accomplice of 13 years, Guido Castro.
The actress, 74 – who performs Evelyn Plummer on the cleaning soap – revealed in January that her businessman husband – who was in a respite house and had a kind of Parkinson’s illness – had died on the age of 84 after testing constructive for COVID-19.
Stepping out this week, Maureen opted for a navy raincoat and black trousers, teaming her outfit with an elegant bowler hat.
Again: Maureen Lipman, 74, returned to work on the Coronation Street set on Thursday for the first time since the death of her accomplice of 13 years, Guido Castro
The actress saved cozy in white lace-up footwear and made positive to put on a face masks consistent with pandemic protocol.
Pulling her masks down, Maureen smiled for photographers as she strolled by Manchester.
The display screen star saved her belongings secure in a rucksack and wore a lanyard round her neck, and saved her fingers heat beneath a pair of white gloves.
Talking in January about her accomplice’s death, Maureen confirmed: ‘He acquired Covid – it wasn’t Covid that killed him but it surely weakened him terribly.
Fashionable: Stepping out this week, Maureen minimize a classy determine in a navy raincoat and black trousers, teaming her outfit with an elegant bowler hat
‘We do not know the way he acquired it or when or if he had it when he acquired the vaccine.’
Maureen heartbreakingly added: ‘I mentioned to Guido, ”It is time to go. You’ve got acquired to let go”.
‘And I feel for as soon as in his life he truly did what I advised him.’
On Coronation Street, Maurine performs Tyrone Dobbs’ long-lost grandmother Evelyn.
It is her second stint on the present, having appeared as Lillian Spencer, the snooty caretaker supervisor of the Rovers, for six episodes in 2002.
Tragic: Maureen revealed in January that Guido (pictured in 2014), 84, who was in a respite house and had a kind of Parkinson’s illness, had died
Maureen was made a Dame in October within the belated Queen’s birthday honours listing in recognition of a stage and display screen profession stretching again greater than 50 years.
After coaching at LAMDA, her work was largely within the theatre and the actress was a member of the RSC and Laurence Olivier’s Nationwide Theatre Firm within the 70s.
She later got here to prominence on tv enjoying an agony aunt whose personal private life was a shambles within the sitcom Agony within the late 70s, after which as Jewish grandmother Beattie in a string of well-known BT adverts.
On the massive display screen she has had supporting roles in Educating Rita with Michael Caine and Julie Walters, and Roman Polanski’s 2002 Oscar winner The Pianist.
Iconic position: Maureen is greatest identified for enjoying Evelyn Plummer in Coronation Street (pictured) and has now returned to set
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